Barangays



Barangay Aranguren

Barangay Aranguren

History of Barangay Aranguren  

Barangay Aranguren is believed to be created sometimes in the first quarter of the nineteenth century, probably between 1810 to 1820. Its former name is not known for no available source of information can be found. The official name “ARANGUREN” came to be when a Catholic priest, Monsignor Jose Aranguren, Archbishop of manila in 1854 to 1860 got stranded in the place due to the deep mud along his way to Patling.

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Barangay Bueno

Barangay Bueno

Bueno is also part of the Military Reservation. Although there were confirmed reserves of gold and manganese, Bueno remains the poorest barangay of Capas. However, it could be developed into a local tourist’s destination because of its hot springs. Composed of four sitios, the barangay thrives in rice production, sugarcane, vegetable farming and fishing. It is located 22.5 kilometers from the poblacion. It adopted its name from the word “mucho bueno” as expressed by its American visitor.

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Barangay Cristo Rey

Barangay Cristo Rey

Cristo Rey is formerly known as Camp O’Donnell, a former Naval Transmitting Facility of the United States of America by virtue of the 1947 Military Bases Agreement between the Philippines and the United States of America which is well recognized in World History.

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Barangay Cubcub

Barangay Cubcub

History of Barangay Cubcub

I  Historical:

            As then was told by the old folk, the name Cubcub was derived from the Pampango word “Kubkuban” which means to surround together. Barangay Cubcub is located at the center of the Municipality of Capas and has five (5) main streets namely Sto. Cristo St, JP Rizal St, V Pineda St, P Burgos St, AD Stockton St, was name after Alberto Quitalig Stockton, a World War II hero, Sto Cristo in honor of the first Iglesia ni Cristo Chapel. Barangay Cubcub before was a rice and sugar cane farmland, in which the “pero caril” which then augment Bamban Sugar Mill and the Luisita Sugar Mil.

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Barangay Cutcut I

Barangay Cutcut I

Located just 1.5 km from the poblacion, Cutcut I is also classified among Capas’ urban barangays. Comprised by six sitios, this barangay is engaged in planting of various crops, rice and sugarcane. It is also engaged in livestock raising and poultry.

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Barangay Cutcut II

Barangay Cutcut II

History of Barangay Cutcut II

            During the period when Spain ruled the Philippines, cemented/asphalted roads were still just in the dreams of Filipino leaders having had to get by with crude roads.

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Barangay Dolores

Barangay Dolores

History of Barangay Dolores

            In  1954, Dolores got its name before our Patron St. Nuestra Senora Dolores, awarding to the oldest residents of the barangay, The first family resided in this Barangay, Mr. Anselmo Salas, then Figueroa Family Nogoy Family, Manugue Family then Pabustan Family, who until at present their clams are still residing.

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Barangay Estrada

Estrada is 7.0 kilometer away from the poblacion. Like other barangays of Capas, it was also created under the component of the IRP. The people in the area are engaged primarily in farming. The barangay is a producer of rice, sugarcane and mongo. There is a proposed crocodile farm to be established in this farm as of this time.

 

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Barangay Lawy

Barangay Lawy

History of Barangay Lawy

In point of age, barrio LAWY is considered as one of the oldest of the barrios of Capas town. In accordance with existing records, Lawy was founded in 1886, when the original town proper of Capas was still in its old site at “BALEN  ARAN” (OLD TOWN) by the Cutcut river. Capas was then under the administration of Don Juan Yalung, the kapitan municipal.

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Barangay Manga

Barangay Manga

History of Barangay Manga

Before the barangay got its name, it is used to be called a “pulo” or isle. The “pulo” was planted with huge tress, many of which are Mango trees.

The first inhabitants of the “pulo” are the families of Cajuguirans Capitulo’s and Cayabyab’s.

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Barangay Manlapig

Barangay Manlapig

History of  Barangay Manlapig

 

            Barangay Manlapig then was only a Sitio of Barangay Aranguren. The Manlapig’s were the early settlers of the barangay.  In the course of time the Manlapig’s felt that they have to separate the sitio from the mother barangay, because during celebrations and activities they are left behind. From then on they called the barangay Manlapig. In 1950 Barangay Manlapig became an official barangay.

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Barangay Maruglo

Barangay Maruglo

Maruglo is 27.0 kilometers away from the poblacion whose area was also leased to USA for the lease of its former US Military Bases. Comprised of four sitios, its inhabitants are engaged in fishing and rice farming as well as in the planting of sweet potato, taro (gabi), mango and vegetables.

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Barangay O’Donnell

Barangay O’Donnell

O’Donnell, also called Patling was the former settlement of the Aetas once ruled by Zamboñgol. The community was renamed to O’Donnell in honor of the first Spanish governor of Tarlac. Lying about 100 feet above sea level, the main industry of this barangay is farming whose main products are rice, sugarcane, gabi, sweet potato and vegetables. Mango in the area is harvested in substantial quantity. This was also leased to US Military Bases before.

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Barangay Sta. Juliana

Barangay Sta. Juliana

The Barangay with a colorful past – Sta. Juliana – valiantly situated at the foothold of historic Zambales mountain ranges as well as the tallest mountain in Tarlac the Telakawa, seemingly watching the barangay with pride, and was created on March 1940.

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Barangay Sta. Lucia

Sta. Lucia was founded by the Conde and Estrada families in 1900. The barangay was named after the child of the Conde family. The area, also a part of US Military Reservation, is composed of six sitios whose lands are used primarily for rice, sugarcane, gabi, vegetables, sweet potato and watermelon. Livestock and tilapia are also raised in the area.  

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Barangay Sta. Rita

Barangay Sta. Rita

History of Barangay Sta. Rita

Sta. Rita is a very young barangay. It was registered as Barrio Sta. Rita, Capas, Tarlac, in 1968 by Lt. S. del Rosario. Before its registration the community was called Talimundoc, because of high levels which serves like hills or “tali-talimundoc  (lot of hilly places). In the early 1950’s the earlier settlers were the two (2) families of Terang Arceo and Anu Vega, both tenants of agricultural lands in this area. Then thirteen (13) families joined them namely; Sisa Tuazon and Atanacio Mungcal.

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Barangay Sto. Domingo I

History of Barangay Sto. Domingo I

 

During the Spanish regime, the barrio of Sto. Domingo  was named Camino Real which was given because of a new road built running from south to north. During those days, the place was a forest of big trees and tall grasses. It was a good hunting ground because it was full of deer and wild boars.

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Barangay Sto. Domingo II

Barangay Sto. Domingo II

Sto. Domingo II was carved out from Sto. Domingo. Being the host to the stretch of a provincial road artery, the barangay is the most progressive sub-local government unit of Capas today. It is engaged in rice farming and planting of sugarcane.

 

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Barangay Sto. Rosario

Barangay Sto. Rosario

History of  Barangay Sto. Rosario

 

In 1763, the place is known as Sitio Pagbatuan and Sitio Gudya. Around the 18th century, a Father Juan de Sta. Lucia became the Recollect Missionary of Capas. According to the story that passed on from generation to generation Father Juan was a devoted priest to praying the Holy Rosary. It was said that while he’s praying, he CHAINS himself to show his great devotion to the Holy Rosary. This practice left a influence on the people. In 1864, a Cholera Epidemic hits the place

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Barangay Talaga

Barangay Talaga

History of Barangay Talaga

The story of how Barangay Talaga got its name was according to Mrs. Dolores Mungcal Salas (D) who is then the eldest person live in the Barangay. The story was during the Japanese regime, Japanese soldiers came to live in this Barangay and they observed a lot of wells in the area that contains water. One well id different, it is extra-ordinary big and the water is very deep.

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